Connecting to SFTP

To connect to an SFTP server, you need to specify the host, the authentication type to use, the port, the user name to login, the password or the SSH Passphrase with SSH Private Key, depending on the Authentication type selected.

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You need to specify the following parameters for SFTP connection:

Name - connection name that will be used to identify the connection on the Connections page and when selecting a connection for a package.
Host - specifies the domain name or IP address of the host to connect to.
Port - specifies the TCP port, the SFTP server listens on.
User - the user name to login with.
Authentication Type - the type of SSH authentication to use: User Name & Password, Keyboard Interactive, or Public Key. When using the user name & password or keyboard interactive authentication you need to specify the SSH password. For public key authentication you need to specify the passphrase for the private key and the private key.
Password - the password to login with.
SSH Passphrase - the passphrase for a private key. You can set it while generating public and private key files through a key generator tool, for example PuTTygen. Available if Public Key SSH Authentication Type is selected.
SSH Private Key - the private key.  Paste the content of the key file into the box or click the button to open a multiline editor and paste the content of the key file there. Available if Public Key SSH Authentication Type is selected.

note Note

Skyvia will access your server from the IP 40.118.246.204.